Presales for New Season of Agatha Raisin


A number of presales have been secured by all3media international for the new season of the murder-mystery drama Agatha Raisin, including to ABC in Australia.

Hungary’s MTVA picked up the new season, as did Sky for the U.K. and Ireland. all3media international lined up additional presale deals with ZDF for Austria, Germany and German-speaking Switzerland; Latvian Television in Latvia; and TV4 for Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden.

Season two is a Free@Last TV and Company Pictures production with Acorn Media Enterprises. The series will premiere on RLJ Entertainment’s Acorn TV in the U.S. as an Acorn TV original.

Maartje Horchner, executive VP of content at all3media international, commented, “Agatha Raisin delivers perfectly absorbing primetime entertainment and established itself as a firm favorite with fans around the world during its first season. We’re very pleased to kick off our sales campaign here at MIPCOM by announcing such strong international deals in key territories—which include a number of renewals—and look forward to bringing more uniquely inventive Agatha Raisin mysteries to a global audience alongside our partners at Acorn Media International.”

Barry Ryan from Free@Last TV added, “We are overjoyed to be bringing Free@Last TV’s flagship show Agatha Raisin back to television in an extended and enhanced format and with partners who passionately understand our characters and our vision.”

Catherine Mackin, managing director of Acorn Media Enterprises, said, “Given its growing popularity in the United States on Acorn TV, we’re thrilled that partners worldwide have embraced our first commissioned series and the return of Agatha Raisin. We’re excited to work with our friends at all3media on their impressive global presales in so many key markets.”